Junior Competition – NEC Autumn 2021 | Cake International



NEC Autumn 2021

Back by popular demand the Cake International Junior Competition in association with Kenwood Kids Club!

To see the competition results and entries, click here

This is your chance to have your cake on display at CI on the iconic black table cloths! We are looking for junior cake artists of all levels to enter the competition, with a range of categories open to competitors up to 18 years of age.

Single tiered cake, cookies, cupcakes, sugar flowers or a decorative exhibit now is your chance to show off your cake decorating skills! This competition is specifically for our junior competitors and entries cost just £10!


What do I have to do?

  • Choose a category for your age group
  • Read the schedule and the rules
  • Enter the relevant category and make your payment of £10 per entry
  • Start thinking of ideas for your entry!
  • Get creative and start making your cake, don’t forget to follow the schedule to ensure your cake is not disqualified
  • Bring your cake to be on display at Cake International at the NEC!

What’s included in the £10 entry fee?

  • Your cake entry will be judged by the professional Cake International judges at the NEC
  • You will receive a feedback sheet with guidance on how to improve your entry
  • A Cake International competition certificate
  • A chance to win fantastic prizes



9 categories to choose from!


Under 7 years of age
Modelling – “Animals”
7-9 years of age
A single tier cake with the theme of “Sea Creatures”

10-12 years of age
Witches and/or Ogres on a single tier 7” to 8” maximum cake
A Display of 6 Cupcakes only

13-15 years of age
“Halloween” A Single Tier Cake

16-18 years of age
Decorative Exhibit
A Display of Flowers using any edible medium


Best in Show

Kenwood kMix – £400

1st Prize
Per Category*

Kenwood Chefette – £90

*these prizes are for United Kingdom competitors only, a cash equivalent will be available for competitors outside of UK